As one of the world’s most sought after tourist experiences in Sri Lanka, ‘Adventure’ takes many shapes and forms. It includes exploration and travel to remote and exotic destinations, engaging in physical activities, immersion in cultural exchanges and most certainly a relationship with nature. Sri Lanka can be the high point of any adventure vacation. It may well be the most diverse country, inch for inch, of its size anywhere in the world. We at Asian Escapes know that ‘adventure can be wild… or not so wild. Choice is yours.
Sri Lanka has protected a treasure trove of adventure destinations brimming with nature, pristine waters, abundant wildlife, untouched golden beaches, fresh air, unchartered airways for balloon safaris, authentic remote village treks and biking trails admits manicured tea fields and waterfalls. What all this spell is… ADVENTURE.
At Asian Escapes, the choices are varied and many. All you need do is share your wish-list or bucket-list of adventure activities with us. We will do the rest.
With its hundreds of rivers, lakes, lagoons & reservoirs along with the white sandy beach around the island, Sri Lanka provides a destination for water adventure lovers.
All 103 rivers in Sri Lanka offer varieties of opportunities to the water sports lovers to explore the countryside which is off the beaten track. Canoeing or Kayaking will be a best option for the travelers who are not interested with conventional tours or touristic locations. Mahaweli River, the longest in Sri Lanka and Kalu Ganga (the River becomes Black) are good streams to paddle on, which provide the adventure lovers a diverse experience. The amateurs can go for the still waters (Lakes, reservoirs, lagoons) where they would easily get on to the experience. Different types of vegetations, climate zones, rural villages, tea, rubber & coconut plantations, paddy fields etc… will give you a true Sri Lankan experience. Get into a small boutique and have some Sri Lankan food, move with local people.
The nature & bird lovers are welcome for this thrilling activity where paddling along a river will enable you to view a lot of species of Flora and fauna.
Hiking & Trekking
Trekking is the best way to get closer to the community. Let it be a rainforest, mountain peak or a resort village, the trekking is the best mean to experience the mysteries of the nature. Listen to the nature, admire the tranquility, there is no mean than trekking/hiking. With its area of 65,525sq km, Sri Lanka is a paradise for the Trekkers. From amateurs to hardcore enthusiasts, Sri Lanka offers a series of trekking & hiking trails around the island.
From small day hikes, to overnight backpacking adventures, heading into the great outdoors to go hiking is one of the best ways to explore nature. Small day hikes can provide great scenery with little effort, while longer trails reward you with spectacular views, less people, and unique wildlife sightings.
With its extended range of mountains, forests and virgin rainforests, Sri Lanka is a hot spot for Hiking & Trekking Tours. Sinharaja Rainforest, Horton Plains National Park, Adam’s Peak Wilderness Sanctuary, Knuckles World Heritage Mountain Range etc… are some of best locations for keen trekkers. Other than above locations, there are hundreds of forests and reserves in the wilderness where trekkers will love to explore. Picturesque tea plantations, Paddy fields, water streams, remote villages will add value to your trekking experience in Sri Lanka.
Asian Escapes offers tours starting from 0 altitudes to 2,243 meters above the sea level in just a matter of 2 days tour. We offer an array of hiking & trekking tours starting from 1 day excursion to 14 days tour depending on your fitness level. With its diversity Sri Lanka is a land like no other, which you will be able to experience different climates, vegetation etc… within few hours of driving.
Getting into a bike is one of the best ways to see the wilderness. Traveling by bike, you get to see the best of the country with a level of intimacy unmatched by most other modes of travel. If you prefer to get about on two wheels but aren't so keen on struggling with uphill climbs, there are many interesting trails in the lowlands that take you through a beautiful landscape of tea, rubber and spice plantations.
For those seeking more of a challenge, hill country locations such as the Knuckles National Heritage and Wilderness area offer a number of steeper trails that are only suitable for more experienced cyclists.
Other than an adventure activity, explore the country in a bicycle will bring you a unique experience in lifetime. Riding along rural villages, tropical rainforests, valleys, flat terrains, ancient cities, rivers, lakes, reservoirs, sandy beaches, national parks etc…will delight your biking experience.
Whatever your previous experience and fitness level, the diversity of Sri Lanka has something for everyone who wants to take part in this exhilarating activity!
We at Asian Escapes offer a list of off road, and road cycling trails ensuring the diversity of your biking experience. Our experienced cycling guides along with the backup vehicles with spares and spare bikes are waiting for you to assist you in getting an incredible riding experience in Sri Lanka.
This is a completely new adventure expedition for the adventurous people those who dare! Starting from 0 altitudes, the tour rides up to 1800m above the mean sea level, through flat terrains, valleys, misty mountains and fascinating views. Paddling along the paddy fields, coconut, tea & rubber plantations, local villages and rivers and water streams. Our experienced Adventure guides will guide you in getting better photo stops while you are on tour and avoid heavy traffic routes to minimize the external disturbance to your tour. Our back up vehicle will be there throughout the tour where you can get into at any point when you feel tired.
Hiking or Trekking is the best way to get closer to the community. Let it be a rainforest, mountain peak or a resort village, the trekking is the best mean to experience the mysteries of the nature. Listen to the nature, admire the tranquility, there is no mean than trekking/hiking. With its area of 65,525sq km, Sri Lanka is a paradise for the Trekkers. From amateurs to hardcore enthusiasts, Sri Lanka offers a series of trekking & hiking trails around the island.